Mtech's Mission

    The mission of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), a unit of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, is to:

    • Educate the next generation of technology entrepreneurs;
    • Create successful technology ventures; and
    • Connect Maryland companies with university resources to help them succeed.

    Mtech has built a comprehensive entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem at the University of Maryland. Its programs arm top students from around the world with the knowledge of how to successfully launch companies and guide aspiring and existing entrepreneurs through the entire lifecycle of launching and maintaining technology-based ventures.

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    Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute


    ASPIRE is a grant program for undergraduate researchers working with Clark School faculty on projects with commercial potential

    MIPS Project Rounds

    MIPS Round 61

    Company Name Size Location Project Title MIPS Match Company Match Campus
    305 Jeans, LLC Startup Gaithersburg Using Wearable Technology for Mass Customization $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    38° North, LLC Startup Ridge Advancing oyster settlement for aquaculture $139,994 $10,000 UMCES
    3i Diagnostics, Inc. Startup Germantown Bacterial isolation from blood via Nanogap Arrays $81,000 $9,000 UMCP
    Blue Ocean Biosystems, Inc. Small Easton Oolitic aragonite as environmental waste mitigant
    $52,000 $48,000 UMCES
    BondTrue, LLC Startup Towson BondTrue Prototype Design and Development $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    Cellth Systems
    Startup Annapolis Oncology Drug Screening via Tethered CTC Analysis
    $87,000 $10,000 UMB
    CoapTech, LLC Small Baltimore Evaluating a Novel Gastrostomy Procedural Method
    $100,000 $250,000 UMB
    Cykloburn Technologies, LLC Startup Baltimore Innovative Space Heating System for Poultry Houses $90,000 $10,000 Morgan State
    HopFlyt Startup Lusby Electric VTOL Real-Time HIL Test Enviroment $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    HY-TEK Bio, LLC Startup Dayton Increase methane in chicken manure digesters $140,000 $10,000 UMCES
    Microsphere Material Solutions Startup Rockville
    Maturation of Amorphous Glass Foams Manufacturing $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    Millennium Engineering and Integration Company Medium Rockville UAV Airborne Intelligent Flight Management System $100,000 $100,000 UMCP
    N5 Sensors, Inc. Startup Rockville A Digital System-On-Chip CO2 Sensor $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    New Ascent, Inc. Startup Annapolis g-Ruggedization Materials for Sensitive Components $90,000 $10,000 UMCP
    Nostopharma, LLC Startup Bethesda Formulation development for bone control therapy $90,000 $10,000 UMB
    Pixelligent Technologies, LLC Small Baltimore Pixelligent Nano-Dispersion Characterization $73,000 $18,000 UMCP
    TRX Systems, Inc. Small Greenbelt Smart Wayfinding and Navigation Using 3D Location $68,000 $17,000 UMBC
    VLP Therapeutics Small Gaithersburg VLPM01 malaria vaccine development $74,000 $19,000 UMB
    Whisker Labs Small Germantown Economic Demand Response Stochastic Optimization $100,000 $50,000 UMCP
    ZyGood, LLC Startup Dayton Design Optimization of Magnetic Pain-Relief Device $90,000 $10,000 UMCP